Review: could Cymbalta cause Breast Tenderness?


Breast tenderness is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 56,230 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Breast tenderness. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast tenderness and more.

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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 56,552 users)

Breast Tenderness

Breast tenderness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 11,309 Breast tenderness patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

56,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 83 people (0.15%) have Breast Tenderness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Breast tenderness?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Breast Tenderness *:

  • < 1 month: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.65 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

Gender of people who have Breast Tenderness when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 78.05 %
  • male: 21.95 %

Age of people who have Breast Tenderness when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.05 %
  • 20-29: 5.41 %
  • 30-39: 10.81 %
  • 40-49: 22.97 %
  • 50-59: 27.03 %
  • 60+: 29.73 %

Severity if Breast Tenderness when taking Cymbalta **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 41.67 %
  • most severe: 8.33 %

How people recovered from Breast Tenderness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (32 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (12 people)
  • Pain (9 people)
  • Anxiety (8 people)
  • Insomnia (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (15 people)
  • Neurontin (15 people)
  • Prilosec (14 people)
  • Nexium (14 people)
  • Clonazepam (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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